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Tanner Lane watches his tee shot to the par three 14th hole during his match against Ben Freeman Friday. Lane received a great birthday present Friday, winning the match 1-up

Lane pulls off upset of co-medalist Freeman

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It's been quite the ride this summer for Detroit Lakes senior Tanner Lane.

First, his hockey career literally blasts off after being drafted by the USHL's Fargo Force, committing to play with the WCHA's University of Nebraska-Omaha men's hockey team and being selected by the NHL's Atlanta Thrashers.


Friday -- which incidentally was his 18th birthday -- was another notch in a wild summer for Lane, but it didn't come on the ice.

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Brian Wierima
Detroit Lakes Newspapers Sports Editor for the last 15 years. St. Cloud State University graduate, who hails from Deer Creek, MN.